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Peace Corps Volunteers Present for the Access Program Students from Akhaltsikhe on American Customs and Traditions | access ge | 27 Apr 2011


The American Corner in Akhaltsikhe hosted the Access Program students on April 27. Among the invited guest were Ann Martin, Executive Director of PH International and Berdia Natsvilishvili, Director of PH International Georgia Office. Zaira Keleptrishvili, Coordinator of Akhaltsikhe American Corner greeted the students and briefed them about the history and functions of the American Corner. The day continued with a presentation on American customs and holidays delivered by Peace Corps Volunteers Sarah Penrod and Ben Miller. Videos depicting the celebration of the 4th of July, Thanksgiving and Halloween caused a lot of interest among the students. The presentation was followed by Q & A session and interactive games related to the topic of American customs and holidays.
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School civics clubs explore democracy and citizen participation in civic life | acett | 21 Apr 2011

On April 14 ACETT’s partner “Biliki Society” resumed the results of student contest on civic education, which was held among 26 schools in Shida Kartli region. Contest portrayed student knowledge about democracy and citizen participation in civic life.
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School civics clubs protect the rights of persons with disabilities | acett | 21 Apr 2011

On May 15, event “Democratic Universe” was held in Telavi with participation of ACETT partner schools in the Kakheti region. Event included presentation of student research about the protection of the rights of the people with disabilities in Telavi.
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School Civics Clubs Promote Healthy Lifestyles among Youth | acett | 12 Apr 2011


“Shake Hands with Health” is the slogan under which student members of civics clubs of the Samegrelo region are presenting peer trainings and distributing leaflets to promote healthy lifestyles.
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Access Program Students from Gori Get Acquainted with the Lifestyle of American Schools | access ge | 7 Apr 2011


On April 7, Access Program in Gori hosted Corrie Weins, English Language Fellow, who made a presentation on Education System in the United States. Corrie Weins described the three main types of schools in America and talked of the lifestyle and routine of the American students. Corrie’s presentation was followed by a short film about the daily life of one of Chicago schools.
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Youth Use Social Media for Civic Engagement | acett | 5 Apr 2011

PH International, in the framework of the USAID-funded Applied Civic Education and Teacher Training Program, completed social media trainings for students of school civics clubs. The two-day trainings inspired 131 young leaders from nine regions on using social media for civic initiatives and finding solutions together for issues that youth face on a daily basis.
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School Civics Clubs Help Vulnerable Communities in Guria | acett | 30 Mar 2011


On March 25th, in the framework of the Applied Civic Education and Teacher Training Program (ACETT), 120 students from 20 schools and civics clubs of Guria region participated in “What Can I Do for My Community.”
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ACETT School Civics Clubs Promote Multicultural Tolerance | acett | 18 Mar 2011


On March 15, 2011, the U.S. Ambassador to Georgia, John Bass, and Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Irene Kurdadze, attended a presentation by 53 school civics clubs at Tbilisi Public School #72, an event organized by PH International in partnership with Tbilisi Youth House.
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Youth Use Social Media for Civic Engagement in Georgia | acett | 11 Mar 2011


PH International, in the framework of the USAID-funded Applied Civic Education and Teacher Training Program, launched social media trainings for students in school civics clubs. The two-day trainings teach young leaders in grades 9-12 how to use social media for civic engagement.
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ACETT Training of Teacher Trainers Completed | acett | 3 Feb 2011


From January 25-28, 2011, a training of civics education teacher trainers was conducted at the Centre for Training and Consultancy, in the framework of the Applied Civic Education and Teacher Training Program (ACETT). The event was instrumental in preparing ACETT trainers for their upcoming work with nearly 500 civics teachers throughout Georgia.
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